The basic task of parenting, whether you have a 2-year-old, a 12-year-old or even a 22-year-old is to work yourself out of a job. There is no better time for this than during the holidays!
Holidays are a great time for parents to move closer to redundancy. Of course, we never become redundant in a relationship sense – the emotional connection between our children and ourselves is never severed and hopefully only deepened over time. In practical, physical ways however we NEED to make our children less, rather than more reliant on us.
It is easy as parents during rushed school term time […]